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Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Wild Walking Through the Smokies and Beyond

Hey, y'all! Long time, no blog. Busy out here, ya know, living this grueling life with all these responsibilities. Like walking, eating, sleeping, repeat. But much has occurred since then,...

May 11, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

Pox & Puss Episode #68 – Trail Days 2016 with Lucky

We continue our Trail Days 2016 interviews with Lucky. Lucky and her boyfriend Little Santa came all the way from hike the Appalachian Trail. Be sure to visit

May 8, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Following a Backcountry Path of Addiction Recovery

Following a Backcountry Path of Addiction Recovery

For a long time I was convinced my life would be limited to a drug-fueled furnace of destruction and despair. The self-sabotaging  behaviors and actions walked me down a road...

May 3, 2018 : Adam Tocco
Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

Pox & Puss Episode #67 – Trail Days 2016 Duct Tape and Patches

 In this episode we are across the street from MoJoe's Trailside Cafe/Subway during Thru-Hiker Parade, a light rain is beginning to fall, while the smell of hiker trash builds....

Apr 10, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

A 70-Mile Section Hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail: Long Distance Hiking in San Francisco’s Backyard

Training to hike the Meeting the trail I began my hike climbing a hill from Sneath Lane in the unique darkness of the lunar eclipse. I hiked quickly, hoping to...

Apr 3, 2018 : Danielle OFarrell
The Sum of My Life On My Back

The Sum of My Life On My Back

A few years back, after one of my backpacking trips out west with the bro and pops, I went to the local REI to check out some gear. While I...

Mar 20, 2018 : Christopher Keys
Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

Pox & Puss Episode #66 – Trail Days 2016 Samsquatch

 This is a warts-and-all episode. People have been asking us to just release the 2016 Trail Days as-is…so here’s part one of six (or seven?) with minimal editing. Every...

Mar 13, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss O.P.P. #9 – Poop Talk With The Sklar Brothers

Pox & Puss O.P.P. #9 – Poop Talk With The Sklar Brothers

  O.P.P. 9 – Poop Talk With the Sklar Brothers We haven’t released an Poop Talk! Documentary Shane Mauss talks about his experience with the controversial plant medicine The Hiking

Feb 13, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #65 – 110 Miles of Fun

Pox & Puss Episode #65 – 110 Miles of Fun

After the first 110 miles of a northbound Trail Town? Pox talk about the mental and physical aspects that play into your first couple of weeks on trail, and how...

Jan 9, 2018 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Pox & Puss Episode #64 – Gear Forward (Our 5th Anniversary Show)

Pox & Puss Episode #64 – Gear Forward (Our 5th Anniversary Show)

What's this? Pox & Puss are putting out an episode on their Happy Halloween! In this episode we talk with Scott Gauvin from Gear Forward, through donations of gently used...

Oct 16, 2017 : Pox & Puss Podcast